Posts Tagged ‘festival’

Local Films Shine

ANTHONY MARIANI
Fort Worth’s historic Como neighborhood has been a source of great stories for decades, and now it’s the subject of a short independent documentary by the local husband-and-wife team of Carl and Betsy Crum.


Through a Lens, Gladly

JEFF PRINCE
The kiss between the young man and woman was sweet – a friendly peck, really. But it didn’t sound right. Needed more smack. The actors weren’t around anymore; filming had wrapped up months ago, and they’...



Best Of 2009 Culture

Fort Worth Weekly Staff
Click here to read more and see who won best Artist, Art Gallery, Theater Troupe, and more.


Night and Day

KRISTIAN LIN
THU ? 1 John Patrick Shanley’s film version of Doubt last winter boasted some terrific performances, but it still only gives you a hint of the concentrated power and relentless forward push of the play, which whips by in ...



Night and Day

KRISTIAN LIN
  FRI ? 11 Southlake Town Square will be a colorful place this weekend from hosting the Southlake Butterfly Festival. The three-day event (which benefits various children’s charities) features a raffle and presentations ...


Night and Day

KRISTIAN LIN
WED ? 2 Taylor Hicks drops into Casa Mañana’s production of Grease to sing “Beauty School Dropout.” We think Clay Aiken would be a better fit for the song both vocally and as a stage presence, but it’s ...



America’s Original Art Form

Hearsay
It’s jazz, but can you define it? I guess I’m left paraphrasing Potter Stewart‘s response to pornography: I know jazz when I hear it. Duke Ellington, John Coltrane, and The Bad Plus qualify. George Clinton and...


Mayfest: Maybe Not

JEFF PRINCE
Depending on whom you ask, the city of Fort Worth’s decision to cancel this year’s Mayfest just two hours before it was set to begin was either an over-reaction made in the wake of a misunderstood swine flu epidemic...



Absolutely Fabulous

With Turandot and Lucia di Lammermoor, the Fort Worth Opera Festival continues climbing to new heights.
Stage
You couldn’t have asked for bigger contrast than the Fort Worth Opera Festival’s opening in Bass Performance Hall last weekend.


Opera Festival Under Way

Big Ticket
If you’re wondering what happened to the Chinese acrobats stranded in the United States after their booking agent went belly up, wonder no more. They’ve come West and will be doing their tumbling in Fort Worth.